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Business

Life’s sweet for bakery owners

STEUBENVILLE — Life has become a little sweeter for one Jefferson County Joint Vocational School alumna after a near-tragedy brought a long-term dream to reality sooner than planned. Nineteen-year-old Gabie Clark and her mother, Alexandria, opened the doors this summer at the Sugar Rushed ...

Judge recognized in publication

First Judicial Circuit Family Court Judge Joyce Dumbaugh Chernenko is one of 15 attorneys honored through the Lawyers and Leaders honors program launched this year by West Virginia Executive magazine and the West Virginia University College of Law. West Virginia Executive editor Samantha Cart ...

Donation

The servers at the Ville Restaurant and Bar recently raised money from customer tips and made a donation to the Jefferson County Humane Society. On hand for the $600 check presentation were, from left, Shawn Dillon, wait staff manager; Debbie Smith; Casey Robinson, humane officer; and Ashley ...

Tesla starts production of solar cells

DETROIT — Tesla Inc. is starting production of the cells for its solar roof tiles at its factory in Buffalo, New York. The company has already begun installing its solar roofs, which look like regular roofs but are made of glass tiles. But until now, it has been making them on a small scale ...

Harvey shines light on insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The massive flooding Harvey has caused in Texas and Louisiana comes as Congress weighs renewing a federal flood insurance program that continually pays out more than it takes in through premiums, potentially leaving taxpayers on the hook for $24.6 billion and counting. The ...

Quick takes

CHANGES: Jessica Francis of Assure America Corp. has earned the professional designation of associate in personal insurance from the Insurance Institute of America. Recipients of the API designation demonstrate in-depth personal property and liability insurance knowledge with a focus on ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Susan Rutledge to Matthew and Amy Haynes, lot 22, Lewis Second (survivorship). James Hays (deceased) to Helena Hays, lot 39, Joshua Moores. Helena Hays to Adam and Parker Gallagher, lot 39, Joshua Moores. Robert ...

New technology at the drive-in

The Winter Drive-In on Luray Drive in Wintersville has upgraded the digital platform for two of its four screens and plans to convert a third screen in the near future. The Winter Drive-In has been providing outdoor movie entertainment since 1969. Taking part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony ...

Theo Yianni’s accepts Catholic Central football helmet

Restaurant co-owners Yianni Bourbakis and Shawn Mihellis of Theo Yianni’s Restaurant in Weirton accepted the Steubenville Catholic Central High School Football team’s helmet to display in their new restaurant located at 322 American Way. On hand for the presentation were, front, from left, ...

PeppeBroni’s Pizza opens in Weirton

Surrounded by employees, along with representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, city of Weirton and the Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle, Rich Ryan, owner and manager of PeppeBroni’s Pizza, prepares to cut the ribbon prior to the business opening on Monday. ...